GIU offers specialized Master programs in Graphic Design, Media Design, and Product Design. Graduates of the Master study programs in Design will have solid practical and theoretical knowledge in the fields of graphic design, media design and/or product design. The design program also leads to diverse careers in related industries such as — but not limited to — design analysis, design direction, design education, entrepreneurism and invention, human-centered design research, and brand identity strategy..

After the completion of the Master of Science degree, the graduate will be able to:

  •  Apply the principles of design in the field of Graphic Design, Media Design, and Product Design with a deep exploration of multicultural approaches.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and develop design solutions in the light of the current research findings.
  • Use a methodological approach to human-centered design process and implementation.
  • Develop an understanding of different expertise in design thinking and design research related to current philosophies and best practices in the field.
  •  Apply different skills in the documentation of the final results of design project.

The study programs Master of Science in Graphic / Media / Product Design consists of 3 semesters. Students earn a total of 90 ECTS credit points according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System.

Specializing in Graphic Design can lead to employment in communication and brand design, web and multimedia design, or advertising. Potential employers include branding consultancies, publishers, advertising firms, educational institutions, corporations and design firms. Potential job titles include communications specialist, graphic designer, art director, creative director, commercial artist/illustrator, type designer, multimedia director, UX or web designer, game design, brand manager and communications manager.